Tools and articles for redesigning school meal programs and helping students learn about food's place in our lives

Plant-Forward School Meal Resources

Recipes, culinary techniques, and student engagement materials for success in crafting plant-forward school meals.


Fresh from California

A free campaign to increase access to California-grown fruits and vegetables in schools.


Plant-Forward Culinary Training

Empower your staff to prepare plant-forward dishes that students love with a virtual culinary training this September.

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School Meals for All

California is the first state in the nation to adopt school meals for all!

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Ingredient Guide for Better School Food Purchasing

A resource for school food leaders committed to improving the overall quality, nutritional value, and safety of school food.

Rethinking school lunch guide

Rethinking School Lunch Guide

A planning framework for improving school food, supporting sustainable food systems, and teaching and integrating curriculum around food issues.